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Ornithology Exchange

    Ellen Paul
    • Employer: University of Florida
      Location: Kenansville, FL
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 03/19/2021
      Open Until Filled: No


    The Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit is based out of the University of Florida in Gainesville and oversees several ongoing wetland-related research projects. We are seeking a highly motivated technician to assist with monitoring of Snail Kites in Florida. The fieldwork involves the extensive use and operation of airboats. Applicants must be willing to work long, flexible hours while maintaining a positive attitude in a hot, humid environment; some days involve working from sunrise to sunset. All of the necessary training will be provided, including airboat operation and maintenance. Duties include behavioral observations, nest searching, handling and banding snail kite nestlings, data entry and maintenance of field equipment and boats. Applicants must be able to get in and out of boats in deep water, walk up to .3 miles through water, and lift 50lbs. Salary: $12/hour + housing. Housing will be provided at 3 Lakes Wildlife Management Area Kenansville, FL. Applicants should be comfortable living in a field house with other coworkers.


    Bachelor's degree in Ecology, Biology, Environmental Science, Wildlife, or a related field. Applicant must have a valid U.S. driver's license. Ability to comfortably band and handle wild raptors is preferred, but not necessary. Ability to navigate and comfortably use GPS units is also preferred. This position starts ASAP and continues until June 30, 2021. Interested persons should send a resume with a cover letter and contact information for three references to Brian Jeffery (bjeffe01@ufl.edu).

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